Recent content by jaylon

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    Is There A Voice To Text Device In One Hand Held Device?

    I just started using Live Transcribe on my I Phone yesterday. It's going to make my life so much better.
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    Adjustment to late onset deafness

    If I were younger I would learn ASL but at 86 with not that many years left what's the point, besides, who would I talk with?
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    Adjustment to late onset deafness

    I live alone in a first class Assisted Living apartment and voluntarily gave up driving three years ago. I am a Lymphoma Cancer Survivor that is currently in Partial Remission. I remain pretty independent but use a walker. My biggest problem is trying to communicate with my doctors, Assisted...
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    If there were a cure for hearing loss would you take it

    Of course I would take it. Why not?
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    Planing on getting CI

    I have a Cochlear Kanso processor that is not working.
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    Is There A Voice To Text Device In One Hand Held Device?

    My I Phone has captioning for phone calls but is there a device that will convert face to face conversation to text?
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    What are you thinking about? Part VIII

    I am thinking about the full body scan by my Dermatologist in a couple of hours. I hope no more skin cancers are found.
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    Greetings All I Am Looking Forward To Participating

    I am a 86 year old retired, well traveled single male living alone in a first class Assisted Living apartment. I am almost totally deaf despite having a left ear Cochlear Implant installed two years ago and a Resound Hearing Aid in the right ear, neither of which helps me hear. I am hopeing that...
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    Military Service Connected Hearing Loss

    I worked on the instruments for jet fighter planes in Korea 1953 before protective ear covers became a requirement and was constantly subjected to shrieking jet engine noise. Years later after college I developed hearing loss which over the years became worse. I was given a disability benefit in...
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    Deafness In The Assisted Living Community

    Given the average age of my fellow residents it's understandable that so many have some degree of hearing loss and hearing aids are quite evident. My hearing is among the worst and practically nil. We have a lovely dining room with excellent gourmet quality meals. I would love to be able to have...
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    Audiology Appointment Set For August 31st

    The VA Audiologist has always had a Cochlear Rep with him for my appointments. The VA Audiologist has all the credentials and a doctorate in AUD.
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    Planing on getting CI

    My Hearing Loss Is Almost 100% Despite Cochlear Implant My implant was left ear only.
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    Audiology Appointment Set For August 31st

    COVID-19 has made it hard to get an earlier appointment. I am almost 100 % deaf and am hopeing that my failed left ear cochlear implant can be adjusted to give me some measure of hearing. My appointment is with a VA Audiologist in Palo Alto, California. My hearing loss is service connected.
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    How to accept being deaf

    I don't like it and despite it being a daily struggle I accept it. Texting, Captioned I Phone, Email, Written Notes all help
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    My Name Is Lon Lon Living In Fresno, California

    I am a 86 year old well traveled retired single mail living alone in a quality Assisted Living apartment. I have had a Cochlear implant that has failed in the left ear and a Resound hearing aid in the right ear that gives me minimal hearing. I am so frustrated and hope that if and when I can get...